Uber: A Cautionary Tale for HR Policy


Uber: A Cautionary Tale for HR Policy. What happens when you try to grow a business without well-crafted HR policies? While there are laws against harassment, and policies in place to protect against it, too often the only realistic option is the one Fowler chose—find another job and leave the bad memories behind. With effort and expense, the company may yet emerge with shiny, strong policies that instill transparency into its HR practices.

Equality, Trust, and Higher Quality Employees: A Case for Open Salary Policies

Arya Recruiting Robotics

In December 2013, social media management company Buffer rocked the HR world when it adopted an innovative idea: an open salary policy. Let’s explore how an open salary policy could generate equality, an atmosphere of trust, and higher quality employees within your organization.

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Pay Transparency Policy Ruling – How Does it Affect HR?


Are you familiar with the latest news surrounding the Pay Transparency Policy ruling? The company also had a strict policy in place to prevent her from talking about this when she began to make inquiries. The post Pay Transparency Policy Ruling – How Does it Affect HR? If you’re an HR professional, then you should be because January 11, 2016 marked an important date for many employers across the country.

Your Professional Conduct Policy > Freedom of Speech

Fistful of Talent

In all cases, the Professional Conduct Policy you have at your company overrides Freedom of Speech. In general terms, your Professional Conduct Policy is written broadly to give people who have to make tough decisions the latitude to fire you.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

FIND MY JUST RIGHT WHICH ATS IS JUST RIGHT? Long term contracts 5 figure price tags.

4 Workplace Policies That Attract Top Tech Industry Talent


Workers who reported flexible IT policies at work were more satisfied with their jobs (83 percent) versus those with strict policies (62 percent). Avoid losing your top talent with these four workplace policies that have proven track records for keeping employees happy and engaged.

What A Trip: Recruiting, Retention and Your PTO Policy.

Recruiting Daily

Getting Creative With Your PTO Policy: 4 Employers Getting It Right. This is true at almost every company, but there are a few out there who are actually innovating in what’s more or less one of the most mundane areas of HR policy.

5 Reasons Every Organization Needs A Recruitment and Selection Policy


However, if you have an effective recruitment and selection policy, then it significantly eliminates the employee turnover; making it easier for you to choose the just right candidate who not only meets the work-related competencies, but also complements the core values of your organization.

New Marijuana Laws Mean Updates to Drug and Alcohol Policies

The Applicant Manager

With the tide rapidly turning as it relates to the use of marijuana, employers are charting new waters while putting new drug policies in place or updating existing policies. Update Drug and Alcohol Policies Immediately.

Does Your Criminal Background Check Policy Protect YOU?

Staffing Talk

If you do, you're in the majority, but your policies could still come under scrutiny. " Do you conduct criminal background checks for your job candidates?

6 Questions to Ask When Building a Background Check Policy


Many employers struggle with determining if they’re at a stage where they really need to have a formal policy around employment background checks. The reality is that most employers, regardless of size or industry, should likely have some sort of policy in place. That’s because, no matter what type of employer you are, background checks should be conducted lawfully, and consistently – and screening policies go a long way in helping ensure that this happens.

The Refund Policy On Poor Hiring Decisions

Converticulture Recruiting

If you treat hiring as a unilateral decision, you’ll be disappointed with the refund policy. There is no refund policy when the person that you’ve hired doesn’t work out. Without a “return policy” we walk down a murky path of defending our choice.

Gender-Neutral Leave Policies Need to Happen Now

The Hiring Site

If talent advisors are advocates for employees, how can they promote more gender-neutral leave policies? ” Family-friendly labor policies still tend to lean in favor of women being the primary caregiver.

Why You Need a Strong Parental Leave Policy

Glassdoor for Employers

Today’s workplace is undergoing a shift as employers seek to retain workers, become more diverse and inclusive, and provide first-world standards for employees and their families. Employee Engagement Featured Benefits paid leave parental leave

Transitioning to new policies with applicant tracking software


An applicant tracking software platform can help businesses navigate hiring policy changes smoothly. A reliable applicant tracking software platform can ensure businesses don't miss out on top talent while keeping all hiring managers and HR professionals informed of changing policies.

Why You Need a Social Media Policy

NPA Worldwide

I often have people ask me why should they have a social media policy? And I tell them that all organisations need a social media policy. A social media policy will help them understand what is and what is not acceptable to say about your organisation.

Our Unlimited Vacation Policy

Hiring Thing

Here are HiringThing, we''re working hard on creating a culture of personal responsibility and mutual trust, and we wanted our vacation and time off policy to reflect that. After some reflection, we decided to adopt an Open PTO Policy which allows our employees the flexibility to take time off when they need it

Transportation Safety Policy Update (Podcast)


The post Transportation Safety Policy Update (Podcast) appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight. Laws and regulations relating to commercial motor vehicle safety are essential, but must also be practical. They should benefit the public, motor carriers and their employees while imposing a minimal burden on commerce.

Marijuana Legislation Leaves Drug Testing Up in Smoke


Ongoing changes in attitudes and laws regarding marijuana are leaving some employers and HR without a feasible drug policy. HR policies have a direct impact on your recruiting, engagement, and retention, and your drug policy is an important one. In the meantime, employers, HR, applicants, and employees are in a haze about federal rules, and state and employer policies. Keep these tips in mind: Be sure you create and distribute a written drug policy.

Changes In State Job Bank Policies Anger Staffing Firms

Staffing Talk

” Cell has reportedly received phone calls from about 30 concerned staffing and recruiting companies about the new policy. Job seekers in Michigan were reporting that aggressive recruiters were shopping their resumés to employers without their knowledge.

Develop Safe Policies for Marijuana in the Workplace at EBI’s Webinar

Newton Software

The post Develop Safe Policies for Marijuana in the Workplace at EBI’s Webinar appeared first on Newton Software.

Does Your Small Business Have a Social Media Policy?

The Hiring Site

An ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure when it comes to protecting your small business’s good name, so educate and guide your staff by creating a thoughtful social media policy. Do’s and Don’ts for Creating a Social Media Policy at Your Small Business.

Why Is PTO Still A Damn Nightmare?

Fistful of Talent

Vincent Price would LOVE our sick and vacation policies… If the C-Suite is still pushing back on keeping archaic vacation and sick programs, you need to quit that organization. I realize every company’s sick, vacation, and PTO policies will be nuanced to fit that organization’s needs.

Hireology CEO Offers Social Media Policy, Insight to AmEx OPEN Forum


Policy is best practice, especially when it comes to social media use in the office. In the article, titled, “What You Should Know About Crafting a Social Media Policy,” Adam highlighted the necessity of having a policy in place at the office: Management Hiring News

4 Network Security Measures to Implement if you have a BYOD Policy

Recruiting Blogs

Allowing your employees to bring their own devices to work can lead to a number of security issues. Their devices may not be properly secured or encrypted, and many may already have viruses or malware on them.

How to Get Unlimited LinkedIn InMails

Boolean Black Belt

What does LinkedIn’s new InMail policy mean for you? If you have a premium account with LinkedIn and haven’t been living under a rock, you are aware of LinkedIn’s InMail policy change which will, for most people, reduce the total number of InMails they are able to send.

Slouchers and Bad Policy: Why the Labor Force Keeps Falling

Staffing Talk

Bad Policy. Despite the recent good news that the unemployment rate is dropping, the labor force participation rate continues to fall. Tyler Cowen has commenters blaming the ‘dismantling’ of unions.

The Most Unusual Corporate Vacation Policies: Innovative or Insane?

The Hiring Site

As far as radical vacation policies go, Virgin’s is pretty high on the list; however, one company may just have them beat…. But are these policies too good to be true? Take a look at a few other unusual vacation policies, and decide for yourself.

Drug Positivity Rates Highest Rate in 12 Years – Driven by Cocaine and Marijuana Use


Quest Diagnostics recently released their annual Drug Testing Index which reports on patterns of drug use among the American workforce. This year’s findings show increased rates of drug positivity for the most common illicit drugs across virtually all drug testing specimens. The post Drug Positivity Rates Highest Rate in 12 Years – Driven by Cocaine and Marijuana Use appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

Best Practices For Building An Effective, Compliant Background Check Policy


To stay safe, keep these best practices in mind as you implement or update an employment-screening policy in your company. Create and apply background check policies across the whole company, even for executive management. Company-wide policies can (and should) be role specific.

How Has Hiring Evolved? A Decade of Data [Infographic]


Why it is that companies don’t adopt a global screening policy, when doing so is prudent [.]. Want to know… How many candidates – even at the highest levels – routinely lie on their resume? And what they lie about? The reasons that companies do not rescreen their employees, even though people change over time? The post How Has Hiring Evolved? A Decade of Data [Infographic] appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

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10 Ways To Create An Attractive PTO Policy

Glassdoor for Employers

When designing a PTO policy that’s right for your company, there are many flexible benefits to consider. We’ve gathered ten of the. Employee Engagement Benefits HR PTO Recruiting Vacation

Building a Top Notch Compensation Policy


The post Building a Top Notch Compensation Policy appeared first on Recruiterbox Blog Compensation is a key component of any company’s overall budget. I know it is here at Recruiterbox. How you compensate your employees affects your turnover, productivity and of course, your organization’s profit. In most businesses, the compensation plan is left to the HR Department to enforce (i.e. making offers) but not necessarily to influence.

The Future of Recruitment: 7 Tips on How to Best Recruit Gen Z


Building Culture Economic policy Hiring Talent How to Social MediaGen Z-ers are becoming adults and smart business leaders are acknowledging their contributions to their company’s greatest potential. Here are seven tips on how to best recruit Gen Z.

Caught on Video: The Dark Side of Social Media


Recruiting Software Blog social media social media policy social media predictionsSocial media is great for recruiting, employee engagement, and brand publicity—or is it? Recently a 30-year old Miami doctor unwisely chose to attack an Uber driver in public.

Disclosure: How To Avoid Becoming The Uber of HR.

Recruiting Daily

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Upcoming Webinar – The Step-by-Step Guide to Creating & Improving Your Background Check Policy

Spark Hire

While the process of creating or revamping your background check policy may seem like a daunting task, Curt Schwall from Employment Background Investigations is here to share with you why it is so important to have a policy, and also how you can create one today.

How Augmented And Virtual Reality Are Transforming The Workplace.

Recruiting Daily

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The Best Companies Take Mom’s Advice (Especially #8)

Glassdoor for Employers

Employee Engagement Featured Advice audience business advice Community company policy Leadership mother's dayBehind every great company leader? Pretty good chance you’ll find a great mom.